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PgDip/ MSc Advancing Practice in Radiotherapy (Advancing Practice in Health Framework)

Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh

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Course options

  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh

  • Study mode

    Distance / Online

  • Start date

    SEP-21, JAN-22

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

As part of our Advancing Practice in Health Framework, this award pathway will be of interest to any individual who wishes to advance their practice in the area of radiotherapy.

The radiotherapy pathway is one of a number of pathways offered within our multi-professional Advancing Practice in Health Framework.

Why QMU?

We offer a collaborative multi- professional online learning environment. Learning and assessment are underpinned by current research and the evolving landscape of health and wellbeing.

Course overview

The radiotherapy pathway is based on a model of collaborative multi-professional learning aligned to expectations of the four pillars of advanced practice (Clinical Practice, Leadership, Education and Research). There are learning opportunities in areas such as fundamentals of advanced practice, critical analysis, evaluation and research methodologies, as well as a number of more specific modules. The framework also offers opportunities to draw on expertise across the University such as business management, leadership, social science and education.

The radiotherapy pathway aims to foster and develop QMU’s mission of cultivating intellectual capital with both a theoretical and practical focus. Learning and teaching is underpinned by research, evidence and scholarship against the background of the current and evolving political and social landscape for health and wellbeing.

Exit awards

MSc (180 credits)/ PgDip (120 credits)

Structure

To obtain a specific postgraduate award at QMU you must complete a number of credit bearing modules. You can opt to study for the full MSc (180 credits) or a PgDip (120 credits).

You can also register as an associate student and study up to two single modules.

Careers

All modules will provide learners with enhanced career progression opportunities in leadership roles or within their specialist field of practice.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
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£ 6,600per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh

  • University League Table

    75th

  • Campus address

    Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh, Queen Margaret University Drive, Musselburgh, Edinburgh, EH21 6UU, Scotland

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    16th out of 30 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 181
    153 73%

    7th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    98 98%

    10th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.91 78%

    23rd

    5

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